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Witness: Ozubulu church attackers demanded $1 million to shelve further attack

A witness in the ongoing court case over the killing of worshippers in a church in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo local government of Anambra State, Mr. Nkwado Onyeka, has said that the perpetrators of the killing were demanding $1m to stop further attack on the community.

Police arraign four over Ozubulu church killings

Four suspects were on Thursday arraigned before an Anambra State Magistrate Court sitting at Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area over their alleged involvement in the killings at St Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, on August 6.

Ozubulu church killings: Why assassins are after Bishop – cousin

“He (Bishop) is a successful businessman in South Africa, although I cannot say this is what he is dealing on because I’ve not been there.”

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Pro-Atiku group faults plan to sell NNPC

The Atiku-Agbaje Media Engagement Network has urged the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, to rescind his proposed policy on sale of NNPC if elected.
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NFF officials inspect Enugu stadium facilities, hotels, others ahead of CAF competition matches

A two-man team of Nigeria Football Federation officials on Monday began the inspection of facilities for matches organised by the Confederation of African Football in Enugu.

Muhammadu Buhari salutes Goodluck Jonathan at 61

The president, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Monday, joined Nigerians in sending warm greetings to the former President.

Ebonyi community ostracise middle age man over alleged fetish activities

The people of Ebisike Ochienyim community in Amagu, Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state yesterday astracise a middle aged man, one Mr. Nkwuda Oyagu, over alleged fetish activities in the community.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on November 19, 2018, shows Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz giving a salute with his hand as he arrives to address the Shura council, a top advisory body, in the capital Riyadh. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Saudi King Salman praises judiciary amid Jamal Khashoggi fallout

Saudi King Salman heaped praise on the kingdom's judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder tipped the country into one of its worst international crises.